Hohe Tauern, Salzburg

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (72)
Species group Number
Birds 64
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 4
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.3
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 0.1
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 48.86
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 2583.71
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 2096
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 100
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 7639.28
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 8.91
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 6100
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 86.29
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 24.39
7230 Alkaline fens 13.54
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 5.02
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 4068.86
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 5
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2.96
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 4439.59
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
8340 Permanent glaciers 7657.53
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 1.04
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 0.37
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 75
91D0 Bog woodland 5.45
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 391
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 5487
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 3011

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
April 1997
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
April 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) February 2015
Date of Standard data form update December 2018

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